Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario

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Hub Lead: Dr. Andrea Andrade and Dr. Maryam Nouri joined by the Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario Interprofessional Epilepsy Team.

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Hub Team

Andrea Andrade, Epileptologist

Sabrina Freund, Neuropsychologist

Maryam Nouri, Epileptologist

Michelle Gratton, Nurse Case Manager

Rochelle Sorzano, Research Coordinator

Jayme Chaimi, Community Epilepsy Agency Representative

Schedule 

Thursday March 10th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Genetics 101

Thursday March 17th,  2022
12:00-1:00pm
Seizure Intro: General definitions, classifications of seizure

Thursday March 31st, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Focal & generalized non motor seizures

Thursday April 7th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Focal & generalized motor seizures

Thursday April 14th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Infantile spasms, epileptic spasms

Thursday April 21st, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Epilepsy diagnosis & ancillary testing: EEG & neuroimaging, include genetics component

Thursday April 28th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Seizure mimics/Differential diagnosis

Thursday May 5th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Prescribing appropriate AED, side effects and management

Thursday May 12th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Psych & medical co-morbidities

Thursday May 19th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Cultural Safety/Unconscious Bias & Epilepsy

Thursday May 26th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Emerging Topics

Thursday June 2nd, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Living with Epilepsy & Community Resources – Seizure emergency, SE, seizure safety, merge “School Supports, seizure plan for families/schools”

Thursday June 9th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
When do I refer to an Epilepsy center?

Thursday June 16th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Cannabidiol, cannabinoids and alternatives

Thursday June 23rd, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Transition to adult care